How to open a port?
mario.vukelic at dantian.org
Sun Jun 11 19:08:15 UTC 2006
On Sun, 2006-06-11 at 19:55 +0100, Daniel Carrera wrote:
> I think that Edubuntu doesn't have a telnet server.
Not needed you use telnet to connect to X at port 6000. Basically every
server can be accessed by telnet. You can telnet to a webserver. read
the site that way, and parse the HTML in your head ;)
> But connecting to
> port 6000 gives a different result than connecting to another port. It
> $ telnet 192.168.17.1 6000
> Trying 192.168.17.1...
> Connected to 192.168.17.1.
> Escape character is '^]'.
This is good, you _can connect. Pressing Ctrl+] at this point enters
command mode. ("^" means Ctrl)
> And then it says there for a while and then quits.
> I guess that this means that one *can* connect to the server through
> port 6000? (even if telnet itself is not running on that port).
Exactly, see above. You are talking to the X server (or whatever server
you telnetted to. As an example, see hot to talk to an SMTP server over
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